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Milltown Cemetery

Office 12 Milltown Row | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9061 3972
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Interesting, historical and worth a visit.......

This cemetery has so much history, including the Republican graves of Bobby Sands and other famous... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
JacMc61
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Perth, Australia
Informative, engaging historical/political tour

I did all the Coiste tours, and this was as good as the rest. Jack took us through the different... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Tom P
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This controversial cemetery is where the IRA has buried its most revered leaders.
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Office 12 Milltown Row | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EU, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9061 3972
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This cemetery has so much history, including the Republican graves of Bobby Sands and other famous hunger strike participants. The staff are very helpful if you need to find a grave too. I believe the oldest grave is 1829. Some graves have three or four...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I did all the Coiste tours, and this was as good as the rest. Jack took us through the different areas of the cemetery, explaining the significance of notable graves, many of whom he had personal connections to, or knew of. He was open to...More

Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We visited here as I had heard that it was a republican graveyard. It is, but it also holds non-republican graves. There are several stone Celtic crosses and marble stones erected to loved ones. The memorials were easy to find as they were flying the...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

What an incredible cemetery; steeped in history from the troubles and full of famous names from the time. It's very moving and awe inspiring.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited here to find my husband's grandparents' graves. We accomplished what we set out to do inn actually finding them here. But we were so impressed by the history and sense of peace in a place that once the scene of tragedy. The troubled...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Certainly worth a visit if in the area. Steeped in history and invoking many memories of scenes on our TV screens from "the troubles" but information such as the existence of an underground wall which segregates the catholic and Protestant burial grounds, underscores that the...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Insightful cemetery with lots of history. I went as part of a solo private tour with TaxiTrax and viewed Republican graves including Bobby Sands. Wish I could of stayed longer as the site is very large. Will be visiting again upon return to Belfast.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

A good place to start or end a walk up the Falls Road. The various republican plots are very interesting and cover ther whole of ther 20th centruy - and even further back. There's other things too eg the graves of Polish pilots who died...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Walked up the Falls Road passing many Republican murals up to Milltown Cemetery passing Belfast City Cemetery on the way, my main reason was the Republican plot and on my way to it came across various other plots like the Republican Socialist plot which are...More

1  Thank JOHN T
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Just strange to have the place where a family member buried as a tourist attraction that people are rating

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Eileen K
4 April 2016|
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Response from Niall D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eileen, Milltown Cemetary does not have an email address that i know of Eileen, however you could give them a call on: 028 90 613972 Hope this helps!
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Killmetarget
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Response from Nuala798 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contact local historian Tom Hartley c/o Belfast Ciry Cemetery Falls Road Belfast 12
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